Why Is Netanyahu Still Standing After All This Time?

Election Overdose podcast, episode 12, five days to go: Did Bibi's handling of COVID-19 help or harm his electoral prospects ■ How the center-left opposition failed so miserably ■ Plus: Polls galore and last-minute surprises

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In Episode 12 of Haaretz’s Election Overdose podcast, with just five days to go before the big day, Anshel Pfeffer and Dahlia Scheindlin are joined by journalist and author Nadav Eyal to discuss whether Netanyahu’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year has helped or harmed his electoral prospects.

We also discuss why the center-left opposition failed so miserably in presenting any alternative coronavirus policies. And of course: polls galore, last-minute election day surprises and the intriguing new version of Likud’s anthem.

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As Israel embarks on its fourth election in two years, Anshel and Dahlia, along with guests, will guide you every week through Israel’s electoral thickets, the issues, the personalities, the polls and a history of elections in campaign jingles. Have questions for Anshel and Dahlia? Follow them on twitter and leave your comments there @AnshelPfeffer @dahliasc. Read more from Anshel and Dahlia on Haaretz.com.

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Listen here to all previous episodes.

Still have questions after listening to the entire series? Follow Anshel and Dahlia on twitter and leave your comments there @AnshelPfeffer @dahliasc

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